Dumbest question ever
Posted Aug 6, 2005 15:54 UTC (Sat) by fjalvingh
In reply to: Dumbest question ever
Parent article: A pair of suspend2 patches
I think the reason would be:
Dirty pages can also be pages from the file system. Not flushing them would put the FS in an inconsistent state - i.e. the changes are not written. This would not be a problem IF the machine was brought up again from the hibernated state, but if that fails then you have a damaged file system..
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